The Top 10 things to teach your child …

Teach your child about money Each month there will be a feature on kids and money and as always if you would like to contribute…

Tips on how to spot cowboy builders

If your home needs some work doing, you’ll want it to be done to the highest possible standard. This is where most people would look…

Helpful tips to save you water

  As the hosepipe ban is introduced across parts of the UK, people need to make sure they’re keeping an eye on their water consumption.…

Thrifty gift ideas for special occasions

Presents do not need to break the bank. When special occasions occur you can rise to the occasion with creative thriftiness.   Baby gifts Baby…

Fathers day gifts – thinking ahead

When it comes to fathers day gifts I think homemade is always a winner. Personal, unique gifts are always treasured. I think  its a great idea…

A mother’s work meme

The Meme was established by Mother. Wife. Me and Pret-A-Mummy to discuss whether or not society values and supports mothers.”. I was tagged by the…

This year, go camping

You want to go on holiday, and to check out the latest prices, you often find yourself looking in the window of a travel agency.…

There’s nothing quite like your own …

There’s nothing quite like your own bed. At the end of a hard working day, most of us look forward to that special moment when…

How to protect the family home from …

According to Home Office statistics, burglaries have risen every year for the past three years. So what steps can you take to ensure that your…

Love your leftovers

Could you learn to love your leftovers? To avoid food waste really helps being aware of what is in your store cupboards, fridge and freezer…

An attitude of gratitude

A short while ago I wrote about the importance of delayed gratification to happiness and success in regard to spending and in regard to life. I…

Easter Gifts on a Budget

I think there is a bit of a common misconception that holidays like Easter cost very little. Sometimes an extra £10 or £20 out of…

Over 50’s face expensive times too.

This is a sponsored guest post Over 50s face expensive times too. The popular view is that the over 50s have had all the breaks:…

New Thursday Feature: The Penny Saving Problem …

Starting next week here at Family Budgeting will be a brand new feature – a weekly problem page for those of us on a budget.…